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## How To Calculate The Quantity Of Sand And Number Of Trips Of Sand Needed For Your Building Project

Today on buildingcontractorsecrets.blogspot.com/, i am going to talk about how you can calculate the quantity of sand needed during the sand filling stage of your building project. After seeing and hearing how many clients are ripped off by their so-called engineers during this stage of their construction, i felt there is a need to

## How To Calculate The Number Of Blocks Needed For Your Fence Project Measuring 100ft By 60ft

Based on my Love for civil Engineering, i have come to understand that it would not always be possible to contact a professional engineer when the need arises. this is so because there are some standards required by the professional that might be kicked at by the society or even the client and this is

## Difference Between Tender Documents And Contract Drawings

To understand the difference between tender documents and contract documents, first we have to understand what these documents contain. Tender Documents: A tender is an offer in writing to contractors to execute the some specified works or to supply specified materials within a fixed time frame and as per conditions of contract and agreement between the contractor

## Dampness In Buildings: Causes, Preventive Measures And Effects On a Building

Dampness in a simple term is when excess water molecule is on building which results to visible growth of mould and destruction or disturbance of wall surfaces and materials. At this stage, you begin to observe the presence of moisture on the body of a building, usually inside, a little below the window level. You

## Rope Method In Setting Out A Building

A line has to be set out perpendicular to the base line from peg (A). Peg (A) is not on the base line. A long rope with a loop at both ends and a measuring tape are used. The rope should be a few metres longer than the distance from peg (A) to the base

## How To Set-Out The Corners Of A building

What is setting out? It is the process of developing the physical positions of corners and walls of a building, and it’s done by transferring dimensions from the layout plan to the ground. It Can be likened to Transferring what has been drawn by the architect or Draftsmen To the actual ground. it is during

## 30 Steps To Making Your Home Cooler

For a tropical region, a cool interior with continuous flow of air is desirable because of high humidity and intense sun rays that emits a lot of head to the environment Generating cooler air through mechanical /electrical means can be expensive as well, but you can do a lot to reduce the heat in your